Hal_Initialization Windows 8 Installation Error If you are using Virtual Box, VMware workstation 7 or older, you cannot install Windows 8. I have tried lots of trick but they didn’t work. There is only way to get rid of it is to install VMware Workstation 8. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.